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£5,000 reward fund for return of veteran's missing medals

The reward fund for the return of a blind veteran's Second World War medals which were lost at a motorway service station has reached £5,000.

Alfred Barlow, 95, was returning home from a trip to Normandy, earlier this month when he stopped off at Norton Canes Services near Walsall.

His wife and grandson noticed that his four medals were missing after he visited the gents' toilets.

Actor Hugh Grant has pledged a £1,000 reward for the safe return of the medals.

The rest of the money has come from private donors as well as, Roadchef which operates the services and Midland Expressway Limited which runs the M6 Toll.

Anyone with any information has been asked to contact the Blind Veterans UK hotline on 0800 389 7979.

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